Sittingbourne v Molesey

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Match day magazine Sittingbourne v Molesey 23rd April 2016

THE BRICKIES

Division 1 South,

Season 2015-16

MATCH DAY PROGRAMME

Official programme

Sittingbourne v South Park

Saturday 11th October

2014

SITTINGBOURNE FOOTBALL CLUB


Sittingbourne FC

The DMA Stadium, Woodstock Park, Broadoak Road,

Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 8AG

Tel: 01795 410777 www.sittingbournefc.co.uk

Sittingbourne FC is a members club

CLUB OFFICIAL

President: Allan Crowshaw

Vice President: Alan Barty

Hon Vice Presidents: Tania & Andy Spice

Chairman: Maurice Dunk

Vice Chairman: Ken Medwyn

Secretary/Treasurer: John Pitts

OTHER COMMITTEE MEMBERS

John Cooper (Commercial).

Peter Pitts (Media, Web site, Programme

editor, stadium announcer,) David Brown

(Youth development), Barry Goodsell

(Match Sec), Colin Page (Ast Treasurer)

Board Room Hospitality: Sandra Pitts &

Carol Cooper,

Lottery Secretary: Hilary Joines.

Club Historian: Dudley Hird.

Programme Sales: Sian Goatham.

Turnstile Operator: Faye Goatham, Danny

Appleton

Club Welfare Officer: Lee Tappenden

Match Reporter: Tony Rickson

Groundsman: Roger Pudner

Club Photographer: Ken Medwyn

Club Shop: Ann Morrison & Clive Phillips

PLAYING MANAGEMENT

Manager: Nick Davis

Assist Manager: Tony Cornwell

Coaches: Barry Crimmen, Warren Chambers,

Hicham Akhazzan and Jono Richardson.

Team Assistant: Harry Chambers

Physio: Tom Martin

Under 21 Manager: John Embery

WOODSTOCK GROUND REGULA-

TIONS

1. All persons entering the ground are subject to

the rules and regulations of The Football Association.

2. The club reserves the right to eject or prosecute

any person who within the club premises is considered

by the club committee or its employees to

be or have been behaving in the following ways:

a) Entering the field of play before or during

the course of the game.

b) Using obscene, abusive or racist language

or persistently swearing.

c) Being intoxicated by drink or drugs.

Further, persons will not be allowed entry to

Woodstock Park if in the opinion of the gatemen,

stewards or any members of the management

committee they are intoxicated.

3. NO bottles or metal cans, glasses or weapons of

any kind are allowed in the ground. The stewards

have the right to search a spectator if they have

grounds to believe that the person is in possession

of any item that is deemed to be a danger to other

spectators.

4. Alcohol must only be consumed within the confines

of the club house.

5. The climbing of fences or floodlight pylons and

all buildings within the ground is strictly forbidden.

6. All vehicles parked within the boundaries of the

club’s car park must be parked within a designated

space unless otherwise directed by a steward.

No responsibility is accepted for any mishap that

may occur. Car parking is at owners risk.


MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mr Scott Williams

TEAM CHECK

Saturday 23rd April 2016

RYMAN LEAGUE DIV 1 SOUTH

SITTINGBOURNE V MOLESEY

Manager: Nick Davis

Assistant: Tony Cornwell

Coaches: Jono Richardson, Hicham Akhazzan,

Warren Chambers, Barry Crimmen

Physio: Tom Martin

Matchday Assistant : Harry Chambers

Manager: Steve Webb

Ast Manager : Peter Lelliott

Coach: Dwight Lewis

Physio: Alan Maynard

Physio: Dick Etherington

Assistants: Mr Alex Winterbotham, Mr Abiodun Abraham

Red & Black Stripes Shirts,

Black Shorts, Black Socks

PLAYED

SUBSTITUTE

GOALS

PLAYED

SUBSTITUTE

GOALS

1. Adam MOLLOY

2. Tom BRUNT (C)

3. Tom CARLSE

4. Jono RICHARDSON

5. George CRIMMEN

6. Jack STEVENTON

7. Stefan WRIGHT

8. Adam ALLEN

9. Miles CORNWELL

10. Hicham AKHAZZAN

11. Stephen ITA

12. Dan HUGHES

14 Scott WHIBLEY

15 Michael HURCOMB

16. William PARKINSON

17. Jack EMBERY

1. Liam ALLEN

2. Joe PRATLEY-JONES

3. Luke ELLIOTT

4. Craig LEWINGTON (C)

5. Ollie ROBINSON

6. Rob SHERIDAN

7. Tom WINDSOR

8. Ross CHALKE

9. Reis STANISLAUS

10. Charlie SAMUELS

11. James McSHANE

12. Connor FRENCH

14. Dre GROBLER

15. Ato OKAI

16. Ashby CHARLES

17. Axcel NGOY


John’s Jottings

Welcome to Woodstock Park from The Club Secretary

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to Woodstock Park for our last match of the season.

Our visitors are Molesey. Welcome to their Players, Officials and Supporters and this afternoons match

officials.

Also a special welcome to our match day sponsors, Storage King.

Our match at Walton Road was a close affair but still ended in a 2-1 defeat for The Brickies – The 12 th

defeat in a row!

Today’s match is not going to make any difference to our final league position. Before this match we are

four points behind Walton Casuals and ten points ahead of Chatham so we will finish in eighteenth place.

Molesey will finish in eighth or ninth position.

Our last match was at old rivals Chatham Town and ended in a 1-1 draw. This was a match where we

had more than enough chances to win. At one time the corner count was 6 to 1 in our favour. Still a point

at Chatham means we continue our impressive run of results there.

Before Chatham Town there was another local derby. This time against a team who have generally had

the better of us over the last few seasons and who of course knocked us out of the League Cup at the

semi-final stage. Faversham needed a win to keep up their pursuit of a play-off place but we were not

prepared just to make the numbers up and upset the form book by winning 2-1.

The home match before Faversham was against Hythe Town – a team who started the season badly but

after a change of manager have really come good. They are a determined side who deserved to win on

the day and have a really great chance of play-off success.

Dorking Wanderers and Hythe Town are definitely in the play offs. The others in contention are Worthing,

Corinthian Casuals, Hastings United and Faversham Town four teams fighting for two places. Play off

dates for Ryman South are Tuesday 26 th April for the two semi-finals and Saturday 30 th April for the Final.

Congratulations of course go to Folkestone Invicta who are worthy champions.

Although we have not been hugely successful on the pitch this season it has been a successful one in

other ways. Financially we are sound. We are not the highest payers in this division but we are also not

the lowest. Nick has done a fantastic job on the budget we are able to give him. He never comes to the

committee asking for more money. He knows our situation and just gets on with it. Nick, Tony Cornwell,

Barry Crimmen and Warren Chambers deserve everyone’s thanks for their dedication to the cause. I

would personally like to thank Harry Chambers who is equally dedicated and gives me a great deal of

help on match days. At Woodstock we are very lucky to have Phil in the kitchen and Mick behind the bar.

Out on the pitch Roger Pudner our groundsman has brought a new professionalism to the job.

This season has been one of the happiest I have known from a committee point of view. It’s a pleasure to

work with them all. We are all looking forward to next season when we will continue with our aim to increase

the success and profile of the club. We are lucky that we have very talented Under 18 and Under

21 sides. Some of whom have broken into first team reckoning.

I have always appreciated the loyalty and reasonableness of our supporters. I would like to thank them

all for being some of the best supporters if not the best in the league and the support they give us as a

committee.

Tonight we have our presentations. Please stay after the game and show your appreciation to a great

bunch of footballers.

Please look out for requests to help us improve/ tidy up the ground. These will be made on the web site,

on Twitter and on our Facebook group.

Finally enjoy the closed season but make sure you come back when we start all over again in August.

JOHN


From the Manager

.Last game of the season and the last game at home. I would first of all like to

thank you all for your support throughout the course of this rollercoaster season.

Which I think you would agree has produced some real highs and some lows. I

would say from myself personally it has been a decent season for a number of reasons

even though maybe our mid-season form didn’t allow us to progress further

up the table as we would have liked. We gained some valuably prize money in the

FA cup and to beat a Ryman premier league side which was one of the highlights

and then again in the League cup. To earn the club some money after the club had

received nothing the season before was a must and even though on paper we

should have progressed even further after losing to Hoddesdon the money was invaluable.

To make the last 4 from 72 in the Ryman league cup was a fantastic

achievement and gave us a welcomed distraction from the league and with that the

team spirit was at real high. Promotion of our youth players was a real highlight for

Sittingbourne as a club and for the majority of the season we boasted an average

age of 22, 5 of which were teenagers represented the 1 st team and senior football

for the first time. I think we are in a better place both on and off the pitch than we

have been for the last few seasons and hopefully we will progress even further next

year. Please stop for our presentation evening after the game as this will be a good

time for the players to say thankyou to you in person. Let’s hope today we finish the

season off in style with 3 points.

From myself, my staff and all the players Thankyou for your continued support.

Nick

Whitstable Town continue to have problems both off the

pitch and on it. Their new chairman Adam Lightowler has

resigned after just weeks with the club

Lightowler took over at the Belmont helm in late February in

the wake of the departure of Gary Johnson.

He was joined in a three-pronged leadership group by Keith

Perkins, a former Town scout who is now club commercial

manager and Colin Patching – Town’s under-21 boss who

added the role of general manager to his duties.

After taking over, Mr Lightowler said: “This is a long-term

project and we are looking to the future, starting from grassroots

up.”

However, a breakdown in communications between Mr

Lightowler and Mr Patching with regards to club finances is

behind the decision for he and vice-chairman Andrew Mackness

to walk away.

Mr Lightowler said: “Since becoming chairman, I have tried to

establish and understand the full financial position and liabilities.

“Both Andrew and I have been frustrated with the failure of

the general manager to provide this information and constant

disregard to the club, its structure and other committee

members.

Trouble at the seaside

“As a result, we have no alternative but to immediately resign

from the club committee and as chairman and vice-chairman/

treasurer.

“We are not prepared to take any responsibility for financial

practices that we have no control over whatsoever.”

From Kent OnLine

Ollie Bankole scores our winning goal against Whitstable in

August—Pic by Ken Medwyn


From the Programme editor

Hello Everyone, and welcome to this the last game of the season.

We are very grateful that Eurolink based Storage King is sponsoring todays match, more about

them later in the programme.

Its the thank you time and I would like to thank especially Tony Rickson for his excellent match

reports and also his contribution to the web site. Also to our chairman Maurice Dunk, Secretary

John Pitts and first team manager Nick Davis for supplying their programme notes. Of course I

also would like to give a great big thanks to all of you who buy the programme.

It takes more than a day to get the programme together and myself and the secretary then print

it, which is also time consuming, so knowing that it serves some purpose makes it all worth

while. Any monies from the sale of the programmes goes straight into the club!

Also thanks to our local radio station SFM who have given us some great coverage and also to

the Sittingbourne News Extra for its great coverage of the club.

Its presentation time after the match so I would like

to add my congratulations to all of the winners, but

especially to Hicham Akhazzan who has been so

loyal to us, and who can also still bang in some

spectacular goals (aka home to Faversham - which

I missed!!!.)

Folkestone Invicta are of course promoted but the

second promotion place from our league is still to

be sorted out with Hythe Town, Hastings Utd, Faversham

Town and Corinthian-Casuals still in the

hunt for the final play off place. Casuals are probably

surprise favourites for that final place! Dorking

Wanderers, Hythe Town and Worthing have already

claimed their play off place.

Relegation has been sorted with Whitstable Town,

Peacehaven & Telscombe and Walton & Hersham

all for the chop. The moral seems to be don't add

an "and" in the middle of your name! It is however

likely that the third from bottom club, Walton & Hersham,

will be reprieved as there are usually some

clubs unable to start the new season.

Coming into our league next year seems certain to

include Horsham FC, who have just won their

league and Lewes, relegated from the Ryman

Premier. That leaves three other vacancies. The

other relegated teams confirmed in the Ryman

Premier are VCD Athletic, and Brentwood whilst Greenwich Borough have won their league, so

these will need a home at our level!

You can perm any 1 from 5 teams in the Ryman Premier for the other relegation place. They

are: Farnborough, Needham Market, Hendon, Burgess Hill Town, and Staines Town.

Thank you all for your tremendous support, probably the best in the league, and have a great

pre season and please all come back refreshed on the 13th August when the new season begins.

2016-17 should be an exciting season for us if the promise of the latter part of this one is

maintained.

Peter


Player stats to and including 16th April 2016


A brief look back at the season by the

With the season almost over its time to look

back at the successes and the failures of the

last season.

Getting the failures out of the way quickly! It

was a poor show in both of the major cup competitions

especially the disappointment of going

out to lower league side Hoddesdon Town in

the qualifying round of the FA Cup. It wasn’t

any better in the non-league equivalent of the

FA Cup, the FA Trophy going out at the first

hurdle at Walton Casuals, a team in our

league, by a single goal.

The club will finish up in 18 th place in the Ryman

Division 1 South (out of 24 clubs) which

was not as good as hoped for but there were

some excellent performances in the league including

a 2-0 victory over local rivals Faversham

Town who are gunning for a play-off

place, and especially in the Ryman League Cup

where we reached the semi final, only to go out

with a weakened team because of cup tied

players, to Faversham Town . The league victory

over Faversham Town at home was notable

for an out of this world goal scored by

Hicham Akhazzan from fully 45 yards.

Akhazzan is in his 7 th season with the club and

in that time has made 409 appearances, including

substitution appearances, and scored 98

goals.

The successes of the season were many, and

none more so than the achievement of the under

21 side who won the Kent Reliance Under

18’s boys youth cup final 4-2 against Dover Athletic.

Also one of their number, local lad Josh

Wisson, was called up to the England Under

18’s schoolboys team in the centennial shield, a

competition between England, Scotland, Wales,

Northern Ireland , and the Republic of England.

Josh appeared in all of the games in a defensive

role and even appeared on the England v

Scotland programme cover. The team won the

tournament winning 3 games and drawing 1.

Josh is a pupil at the Maplesden Noakes

School Maidstone. Josh is having trials with

Millwall.

Another player who started the season with Sittingbourne

was Harry Smith, who eventually

transferred to Folkestone Invicta with a clause

programme editor

in the transfer that Sittingbourne will receive

15% of any sell on fee. Harry has just had a

very successful trial with Aberdeen so who

knows perhaps some money will make its way

to Sittingbourne!

Other under 21 players have made a successful

transition to the firs team and this shows how

young hopefuls can join their local club and put

themselves in the shop window and who knows

could go onto better things. The best example

of this recently has been Chris Smalling who

played for Maidstone Utd when they were the

Sittingbourne tenants when the club played at

Bourne Park. So if you are an aspiring young

footballer look out on the club website

www.sittingbournefc.co.uk for the trial dates.

It’s not all rest during the close season as there

is plenty of ground maintenance to do and volunteers

are always welcome to help out, again

details of work days will appear on the web site.

Looking forward to next season manager Nick

Davis and his managerial team hope to keep

most of the team together and will be looking to

strengthen in some areas. The problem as always

is money and Sittingbourne’s budget is

less than many teams in the league. However if

the average gate of around 113 could increase

to 150 plus then the club would be in a great

position to gain promotion.

Sponsorship is one of the lifelines of the club

and we want to go on record with our thanks to

all of those who have sponsored us this season

whether it be via advertising boards at the

ground, sponsorship of a game, being members

of the club lottery, or advertising on the web site

or / and in the match day programme.

There are exciting plans to relocate a little way

from the current Woodstock complex with a 3G

pitch, and if that happened then there would be

the prospect of a greatly increased income,

however there is no further news on this yet, so

we are not counting our chickens.

A longer version of this article will appear in

May’s Sittingbourne Community Magazine.


Player sponsorship

Adam Molloy sponsored

by John Andrews

Stefan Wright

sponsored by

Alan Crowshaw

Hicham Akhazzan

sponsored by Peter Pitts

Nick Davis

sponsored by Maurice Dunk

George Crimmen

Sponsored by the

BGs Road Show

Tom Brunt

sponsored by Cyclops

Engineering Limited

Conrad Lee sponsored by

Colin Page

Jono Richardson

sponsored by Alan Barty

Jack Steventon

Sponsored by Ken Medwyn

Miles Cornwell sponsored by

Mark Smith

Ollie Bankole sponsored by

John Pitts

Billy French—

sponsored by John Cooper—pic to follow

To sponsor a player next season please see myself (Peter Pitts) or any member of the committee.

Cost is £40 for the season.

Chatham Town v Sittingbourne. Hicham Akhazzan

scores his 98th goal for the club —will he make a

100 today!!

Chatham Town’s equaliser. Pics by Ken Medwyn

EQUALITY -

“The Ryman Football League strongly support recent FA statement that there should be a

zero tolerance approach against racism and all forms of discrimination. Accordingly any

form of discriminatory abuse whether it be based on race or ethnicity, sexual orientation,

gender, faith, age, ability or any other form of abuse will be reported to The Football Association

for action by that Association.” (Useful numbers:-The FA 0800 085 0508 / Kick

it Out 020 7253 0162)


From the Chairman

Welcome to todays visitors Molesey.

Time to reflect on the end of my third season as Chairman and I do so with a quiet sense of

pride.

All you can hope for is each year that you improve on the previous year and have a clear sense

of what it is we want to achieve. Football is a fast moving sport but the brand that is Sittingbourne

FC has needed the slow deliberate improvement we have shown and it has needed

this for many, many years.

There are three parts to any club. The most important part is the fans, next comes the playing

team and third but not last if you get my drift the committee.

1) Fans. Have been fantastic as usual. We might not always have the numbers but we definitely

have the noise. Our travelling support is the envy of a lot of clubs and the way the

fans got behind the team and manager through that really difficult spell of results meant a

lot to everyone. Chanting the managers name or asking me to sing a song when we are all

feeling down is the real fabric of this club. Starting a supporters club again is really good

news and I will do what I can to help. Thank you the fans.

2) Playing Team. The fantastic youth set up has been a huge bonus this year and over all Nick

and everyone have steadied us and we have had a good season. We were doing all the right

things through the bad spell and we look a much better and stronger unit having fought our way

out of it. I would have taken our points total and semi final appearance at the start of the year.

The key now is to push on next. Thank you Nick and the team.

3) Committee. Have also had a good year and the integration of the ex Woodstock people is

now complete and we are a stronger group because of it. We are in control of our finances and

where we are going. Realistic budgets and the desire by all to stick to them is a big plus. The

work will never get easier but we have a really good group to make sure everything is covered.

Thank you committee.

MO

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Fri 28 Aug

Mon 31 Aug

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Hastings United

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Whitstable Town

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Walton Casuals

Whitstable Town

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Chatham Town

Three Bridges

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Carshalton Athletic

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Worthing

Molesey

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MATCH STATS - SEASON 2015-16

Note 1: Sittingbourne won 4-3 on penalties.

KEY to above grid:

@ = After Extra Time

+ = Own Goal

# = Sent Off

1,2,3, etc after players name = goals scored

* = Subs used and players substituted

** = Sub was Substituted

KSC = Kent Senior Cup

Lge Cup = Isthmian League Cup

League = Ryman Isthmian Lge Div 1 South

FAT = FA Challenge Trophy

FAC = FA Challenge Cup

KSC = Kent Senior Cup


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Match Reports

By Tony Rickson

Saturday 2nd April 2016

Ryman League Div 1 South

Chipstead 0 Sittingbourne 0 Att 62

Saturday 9th April 2016

Ryman League Div 1 South

Sittingbourne 0 Hythe Town 2 Att 136

Having conceded six goals last time they met these

opponents and five goals in their previous game

last Saturday, keeping a clean sheet was a major

priority for Sittingbourne at Chipstead.

Securing their goal so tightly that goalkeeper Adam

Molloy only had a couple of spectacular-ish saves

to make, Sittingbourne then just had to finish off the

job by knocking in a couple at the other end.

They couldn’t have got much closer, hitting the post

and having two cleared virtually off the line as well

as wasting the ultimate chance – a first half penalty.

That’s three penalties Sittingbourne have had

saved in the last few weeks – they blast them in for

fun in pre-match warm-ups but it’s a whole lot different

taking them under pressure in an actual

match.

The game started with Chipstead having quite a lot

of possession but not doing much dangerous with

it, and Sittingbourne looking threatening on the

counter-attack.

And that’s the way it played out, really, except Sittingbourne

got on top at the end of each half without

quite turning their domination into goals.

Dan Hughes had a great chance midway through

the first half, breaking clear down the inside-left

channel from a pass by the ever-elusive Steven Ita,

but he couldn’t make the most of it, while Adam

Allen slammed another shot close to the far post.

At the other end Molloy made two excellent tipovers,

though to be fair he’d have been disappointed

to have been beaten by either shot.

The great opportunity of an otherwise pretty

chance-free half came on 44 minutes when an Ita

corner bounced up and was handled by near post

defender Pilipe.

It was Ita who stepped up but just like the penalty

he had saved at East Grinstead a few weeks ago,

he stroked it too close to the keeper, who had time

to dive and save it.

The second half was another fairly even affair with

Chipstead only carving out one real chance, which

was stabbed hurriedly straight at Molloy from close

in.

The best chances were all for Sittingbourne, most

of them in the last few minutes as Chipstead tired.

Sittingbourne: Molloy, Parkinson, Lee ,

Whibley, (Crimmen 62 mins) Richardson, Steventon,

Brunt, Allen (Wright (64 mins), Cornwell,

Hughes (Embery 81 mins), Ita.

Sittingbourne’s record against top six teams has

been disappointing this season, with just one point

picked up from a plucky away draw at Dorking

Wanderers. And they didn’t break that sequence

against Kent rivals Hythe Town, who were desperate

for the points in a bid to keep their place in the

end-of-season promotion play-offs.

Hythe dominated the first half with the everthreatening

Alfie May breaking in from the left after

10 minutes but his shot from a narrow angle was

pushed wide by Sittingbourne keeper Adam Molloy.

Hythe broke the deadlock on 21 minutes as a Jack

Mahoney corner found its way to Dave Cook who

deftly back heeled the ball into the net from close

range.

Hythe continued to have all the chances and

Frankie Sawyer was next to have an attempt but

his snap shot went wide.

May was in action again five minutes before the

break as he got a toe to the ball from close range

but his effort was deflected over the bar.

But he increased Hythe’s lead on 41 minutes as a

Sawyer cross was flicked on by Dave Botterill who

found May at the far post to head home.

As the second half progressed Sittingbourne began

to create some chances as Steven Ita had a freekick

from the edge of the area which went straight

into Joe Mant’s arms in the Hythe goal.

However Hythe continued to have the best chances

as Sawyer fed the ball to Connor Hood who sent

his shot wide.

Mant had to be at his best to tip the ball over the

bar on 66 minutes as Sittingbourne captain Tom

Brunt hit a dipping free-kick from 25 yards.

Hythe had to be on their guard as Brickies sub

Hicham Akhazzan hit a curling shot just wide of the

target.

A couple of Hythe chances followed as both Jon

Pilbeam and Sawyer shot straight at Molloy.

Sittingbourne were denied twice at the end to narrow

the deficit, as first Carlse lobbed the ball

straight into Joe Mant’s arms and then top scorer

Ita broke free from defender Craig Cloke but his

attempt was hooked wide.

Hythe held hold on to their two-goal lead to reinforce

their place in the play-off positions. It was

their fourth win in a row and their eighth away win

on the spin.

Thanks to Hythe Town for match report details.

Sittingbourne: Molloy, Brunt, Lee, Richardson,

Crimmen, Steventon, Brunt, Carlse, Cornwell,

Hughes, Ita


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Match Reports

By Tony Rickson

Tuesday 12th April 2016

Ryman League Div 1 South

Sittingbourne 2 Faversham Town 1, att 155

Inspired by a wonder goal from the evergreen-

Hicham Akhazzan, Sittingbourne scored a memorable

and long overdue win over close rivals Faversham

Town.

Faversham who needed1 point to take them into a

play-off place were beaten by a spirited second half

performance by Sittingbourne. It was an end-to-end

first half but few real chances for either team.

Akhazzan, who is just a few short of the milestone of

100 goals for Sittingbourne, hit a couple of shots

narrowly wide, and Miles Cornwell headed his only

chance too close to the keeper, whilst at the other

end, goalkeeper Adam Molloy and the defensive

duo Richardson and Crimmen coped well.

Sittingbourne broke the deadlock early in the second

half when the Faversham’s keeper dropped a

corner under pressure and the alert Bill Parkinson

scored his first goal since joining the club last

month. One became two a couple of minutes later

with an extraordinary goal by Akhazzan, who

thumped a shot from fully 45 yards that deceived

the stranded keeper and bounced into the goal.

It was his first goal in two months and it was his first

full game back from a hamstring injury he first suffered

in the League Cup semi-final defeat by Faversham

last month.

After top scorer Steven Ita saw his effort ruled out

for offside, Faversham, their play-off hopes fading,

tried to rally and hit a couple of shots narrowly wide,

as well as testing Molloy.

But they pulled one back on 77 minutes, Stanford

winning the race with Molloy to a through ball to

poke the ball in.

It wasn’t enough, though, and Sittingbourne held out

for their first win this season over a team from the

top six of the league.

Manager Nick Davis said: “It was very much a deserved

win, and arguably the goal of the season

from Hich, who was brilliant on the night. George

Crimmen and especially Jono Richardson were excellent

in the heart of defence and dealt with the

barrage of long throws and corners into the box. Adam

Allen and Jack Steventon were immense in the

centre of midfield and Stef Wright’s energy was

frightening.”

Thanks to Kentish Football for match details.

Sittingbourne: Molloy, Parkinson, Lee, Richardson,

Crimmen, Steventon, Wright (Hurcomb 90

mins), Allen, Cornwell , Akhazzan, Ita (Carlse 83

mins).

Saturday 16th April 2016

Ryman League Div 1 South

Chatham Town 1 Sittingbourne 1, att 390

Sittingbourne did more than enough to comfortably

beat near neighbours Chatham, but they couldn’t

build on the lead Hicham Akhazzan’s early penalty

gave them, an advantage that lasted just two

minutes before the home side levelled in a rare attack.

With nearly 400 fans taking advantage of Chatham’s

generous free entry – at least they made pots of

money on refreshments – it was Sittingbourne’s

noisy fans who created all the atmosphere off the

field.

Sittingbourne started strongly and when Akhazzan

swung the ball into the Chatham area in the 15th

minute, a defender clearly handled it away.

Akhazzan, still living on the glory of his remarkable

45-yard goal at Faversham on Tuesday night, took

the penalty himself, tucking it neatly away. Chatham

equalised almost straightaway. Stefan Wright looked

like he was fouled in the build-up but when the ball

was pulled back from the right flank, Osei scored

with an excellent first time shot from just outside the

area.

Ita and Wright both shot wide as Sittingbourne

pressed to regain the lead, and in one attack, Miles

Cornwell, Akhazzan and Ita all had goalbound shots

blocked by desperate defending.

A corner count of 6-1 in Sittingbourne’s favour told

its own story of the first half but for all the times they

got the ball close to goal they couldn’t quite force a

second goal.

It was a similar story in the second half with

Akhazzan cleverly making space for himself only to

twice miss the target, Cornwell going round the

keeper but forced too wide to get the ball in, and

Akhazzan going clear in injury time only to try to unselfishly

set up others with a low cross rather than

going for goal himself.

But the most obvious chance of all was when Carlse

was tripped as he raced into the area, the referee

declining to award Sittingbourne a second penalty of

the afternoon.

At the other end the defence again did well though

Adam Molloy had to make a couple of very good

saves, once diving to his right and the other with his

knees as a Chatham forward burst clear.

Sittingbourne: Molloy, Brunt, Carlse, Richardson,

Crimmen, Steventon, Wright (Hughes 73

mins), Allen, Cornwell (Hurcomb 84 mins),

Akhazzan, Ita (Lee 77 mins).


THE National League South title race took an excruciating twist last Wednesday afternoon – and perhaps

this could be a watershed movement for football administration.

Essentially, with a few weeks to go, the division may now be won by a club who doesn’t deserve it.

Sutton United, possibly the country’s form team, were still glowing after their ten lionhearts won at Maidstone

United despite playing a man short for over an hour on Tuesday evening.

It was their 22nd league match in a row undefeated and they’ve since won twice more. Not only that, but

the slow starters were all of a sudden new favourites – from nowhere – to win the league

Hours later arrived the blow that could well and truly suck the wind from their sails. In all likelihood, with 20

days left, it has changed everything.

Their crime? Introducing Jamie Slabber with less than 20 minutes to go when the side were 3-0 up

against St Albans City.

The allegation? The form filed when he completed a loan move from Hemel Hempstead wasn’t as it

should be. The clubs agreed to the move, Hemel hadn’t complained of wrong doing, but a piece of paper

not arriving somewhere when they were convinced it had may just see a whole club’s season unravel in

front of them.

We’ve seen it all before of course, but infrequently does it come to light so late into the season. Rarely

does it matter this much.

A month to the day since Slabber took to the field in the dead-rubber last quarter of the game, Sutton’s

behind-the-scene team had to pluck up the courage to explain to manager Paul Doswell, just minutes after

the heart-racing 2-1 victory at the Gallagher Stadium on Tuesday night, that something was wrong.

He took the news well, considering. “We’re not admitting the charge,” he said, “and we will request a personal

hearing”.

Game face on, he adds that a possible three-point hit really doesn’t matter, as they had to win all their remaining

matches regardless. The spirited response was a crowd pleaser, but quietly he will be steaming

and dreading another stomach-churning summer should they lose the points, fall just short and have to

endure another play-off disaster.

We’ve got a bit of a problem in Non-League football. The famed volunteer army which keeps the game

going seems to be dying out, the younger generation not so keen to get their hands dirty at their clubs.

We’ve got another problem too, and this could be linked. More and more secretaries seem to be falling

foul of paperwork issues and it is costing clubs points as well as the hard workers lost sleep.

We ask how difficult it would be to implement a match-day system, in the form of a mobile phone or tablet

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A WEEK is a long time in football so a couple

of months can feel like a lifetime to some but,

even so, most Torquay United supporters

would still have woken up on Sunday morning

asking ‘how did that happen?’.

The Gulls secured their National League status

with a 2-0 victory at Bromley 24 hours earlier,

their eighth clean sheet in the past 11 matches.

Just eight weeks ago, United were 1/20 to be

relegated to the National League South and

the bookies rarely get it that wrong.

It’s been a real season of struggle for the Devon

club. Lottery winning former owner Thea

Bristow left last summer, manager Chris Hargreaves

followed through the exit door and the

club’s academy had to be closed due to drastic

cost cutting. Not exactly the foundations for

success.

Former Conference title winner Paul Cox gave

the manager’s job a shot but left in September

after going unpaid.

Perhaps the best thing the Torquay board then

did was turn to somebody who knew the club

inside out. Chasing a more experienced boss

would have been the expected course of action

but in Kevin Nicholson, they struck gold. The

defender left his playing role at Bath City to rejoin

a club he won the Conference play-offs

with in 2009.

It was never going to be a quick fix but full

praise has to go to the club and especially 35-

year-old Nicholson for battling on.

As recently as February, the Gulls were bottom

of the league and needing a minor miracle to

remain in Non-League’s top tier.

From 12 points adrift of safety to seven points

clear of the drop, their recent run of form has

been nothing short of spectacular.

They’ve lost just three league games in 15 and

have kept eight clean sheets in their past 11

games - a run of results that most play-off

sides would love. Torquay are no strangers to

great escapes but this has surely got to be one

of the greatest?

Despite not knowing they were safe when leaving

the pitch at Hayes Lane last Saturday, I’m

sure a few pints have since been downed on

the English Riviera!

"It's just unfortunate that we didn't realise coming

off that we were safe," Nicholson, who

even doubled up as the team’s bus driver, said.

"We thought that there was still a chance that it

could all go wrong. Otherwise I think you'd

have probably found a load of the players diving

into the crowds!

"Honestly I never had any doubts we'd do it,

but then I didn't look at a league table for about

three months at one point!

"I'm just delighted and elated for everybody involved

with Torquay - the players have just

been magnificent, for me, for themselves, for

each other. From now on success for this football

club is promotion and League football.”

Out of darkness comes light and the future is

suddenly looking very bright for Nicholson and

his beloved Torquay.

Swindon-based Gaming International Ltd are

close to taking over the club and a possible

new ground is in the pipeline. If all goes to

plan, an assault on the play-offs could be a realistic

aim next term.

Before that, there’s still two games left of this

season and who do Torquay host on Saturday?

Barrow. The same Barrow that are managed

by ex-Gulls boss Paul Cox.

Had he not quit back in September with Step 2

looming large, Nicholson might been turning

out for Bath City at Hayes & Yeading. It’s a funny

old game!

Steve Coney


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Ryman League

Division 1 South Table

Table is up to and including Thursday 21st April 2016


Brickies Lottery Results

See any committee member to join our lottery

Week Commencing 18th April 2016

Ticket no: 013, Margaret Griffin, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 171, Roger Wilkins, Rainham

Ticket no: 328, Roger Bennett, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 632, John Fordham, Bapchild

Ticket no: 706, David Roche, Sittingbourne

Week Commencing 11th April 2016

Ticket no: 041, Brian Bootes, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 188, David Coveney, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 265, Bernard Fagg, Sittingbourne

Ticket no:434, John Evans, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 614, Peter Dayl, Sittingbourne

Week Commencing 4th April 2016

Ticket no: 091, Linda Cozens, Conyer

Ticket no: 123, John Tubb, Bapchild

Ticket no: 239, Terry La Haye, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 269, Hilary Joines, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 576, Doris Goodman, Sittingbourne

Week Commencing 28th March 2016

Ticket no: 083, Ella Creasey, Minster on Sea

Ticket no: 246, Helen Jones

Ticket no: 376, Jackie Goatham, Sittingbourne

Ticket no:435, Mark Webb, Sittingbourne

Ticket no: 494, John Russell, Sittingbourne


Sponsorship Opportunities

“Sponsorship is the lifeblood of the club”

Match Day Sponsor - this gives the sponsor and guests (Up to four)

access to the boardroom to enjoy half time and post match food and

drink. Costs of this is a very reasonable £175

Matchball Sponsor - £50

Mascot - An ideal present for a football mad youngster = £50 Includes

mascot plus three guests plus Hospitality.

Man of the Match - Your chance to be the official "Man of the Match"

awarder £15

Sponsor a Brickie and have your name in the programme as a sponsor

for the entire season, rates are:

Complete Player...............................£40

Socks only........................................£10

Shorts only.......................................£15

Shirt only...........................................£20

Boots only.........................................£15

Web site advertising—An exciting opportunity to advertise on a web

site that has a verifiable 3000 plus hits a month.

Box Advert.......£75 All enquiries for web site advertising to Peter Pitts

via bournefc@hotmail.com or call 07785 906627

Ground Perimeter Boards: Size 8 feet x 3 feet = £200, then £100

per year renewal.

Other sizes negotiable

For any of the above opportunities see John Cooper or any other

committee member.

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